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  1. Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores openRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KRGV

    Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company said the proceedings are a way for Toys 'R' Us to work with its creditors on restructuring the debt beleaguering it.


  2. Tarrant County deputy constable dies during trainingRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 7 | KRGV

    Members of the tactical team performed life-saving measures and called for an ambulance.


  3. North Texas Boy, 9, killed in apparent accidental shootingRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 3 | KRGV

    Police in Haltom City just northeast of Fort Worth say a 9-year-old boy has fatally shot himself with a gun he found in a home. Authorities say officers were flagged down Saturday by a woman crying hysterically and found the boy in a master bedroom of the home.


  4. Fort Worth man sentenced to life for toddler's beating deathRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | KRGV

    A 24-year-old Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2015 fatal beating of his girlfriend's toddler son. Christian Tyrrell was convicted Thursday in Fort Worth of capital murder in the death of 2-year-old Adrian Langlais.


  5. Texas DA to seek death penalty for man accused of killing 2Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | KRGV

    A Texas district attorney says she will seek the death penalty against a man who authorities say killed two women and raped a third. Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson said in a statement Thursday that 24-year-old Reginald Gerald Kimbro is charged with capital murder for the April strangulation of Molly Matheson in Fort Worth.


  6. Doctors' group targets Texas hospital for having McDonald'sRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | KRGV

    A national physicians' group has launched an advertising campaign criticizing a Fort Worth hospital for housing a McDonald's fast-food restaurant. The Washington, D.C.-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has placed ads on public buses that target John Peter Smith Hospital by saying, "Your heart's not lovin' those cheeseburgers."


  7. The Latest: Body found near trail in bottom of Grand CanyonRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | KRGV

    The Latest on the discovery of a body in the Grand Canyon : A Grand Canyon National Park spokeswoman says a body believed to be a missing 38-year-old Texas woman was found less than 450 yards from a trail in the bottom of the canyon. Park spokeswoman Emily Davis says searchers found the body believed to be Sarah Beadle of Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday afternoon on the north side of the Colorado River near a bridge and about three-quarters of a mile from the Phantom Ranch lodge.


  8. Dallas suburb looking at making backyard chicken coops legalRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | KRGV

    Farmers Branch officials are considering an ordinance to make a common farm item legal in the northern Dallas suburb's backyards. Farmers Branch Mayor Robert Dye tells Dallas-Fort Worth TV station KXAS he's "excited" about the prospect and went on the inspection tour in Dallas, where owning backyard chickens is legal, to convince some folks who aren't quite as enthusiastic and show that officials are responsibly investigating the idea.


  9. GE to cut 575 jobs at Pennsylvania plant, move work to TexasRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | KRGV

    GE Transportation plans to end most locomotive production at its century-old plant in northwestern Pennsylvania, eliminating about 575 jobs. reports the work is being transferred by the end of 2018 to Fort Worth, Texas, where workers aren't union members.


  10. Dad of Marine killed in crash said son enjoyed his jobRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | KRGV

    The father of a Vermont man killed in a military training mission in Mississippi says his son told him he had the best job in the Marine Corps. Kevin Johnson, of Colchester, Vermont, says his son, 46-year-old Gunnery Sgt.


  11. 3 hurt in wrong-way wreck between car, Fort Worth school busRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | KRGV

    Authorities say a wrong-way driver was critically hurt and two children slightly injured when the car hit a North Texas school bus hauling youngsters to a summer program. Fort Worth police are investigating why the woman was driving the wrong way on a ramp around 7 a.m. Friday.


  12. Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishmentRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | KRGV

    Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said. Twenty-four-year-old Cynthia Marie Randolph was jailed Friday on two counts of causing serious bodily harm to a child.


  13. Amtrak mulling over Texas to Kansas passenger serviceRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | KRGV

    The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that about two dozen people gathered on the platform of Topeka's Amtrak station Friday to meet a special inspection train that was traveling from Fort Worth, Texas, to Kansas City, Missouri. The train was meant to give Amtrak officials and some state and local officials the opportunity to see what a new route following the Interstate 35 corridor could look like.


  14. Estranged wife of pianist deemed fit for trial in deathsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KRGV

    A judge has determined the estranged wife of an internationally known pianist is competent to stand trial in Fort Worth in the deaths of their two young daughters. Thirty-three-year-old Sonya Tsygankova had been treated for months at a mental health facility before the judge determined she was competent and returned her in late May to the Tarrant County jail.


  15. The Latest: Montana triple slaying trial underwayRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | KRGV

    A trial is underway for a man accused of killing his wife, her sister and the sister's husband in south-central Montana. The Billings Gazette reports a jury was seated Monday for the trial of 40-year-old Robert LeCou, who is charged with three counts of deliberate homicide in the April 5, 2016, shooting deaths of 54-year-old Karen Hill-LeCou, 72-year-old Sharon Hill-Lamb and 76-year-old Lloyd Lamb.


  16. Man sentenced in drunken-driving wreck that killed 2Read the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KRGV

    A Missouri man who admitted driving drunk has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for causing a wreck in Topeka that killed a man from Ohio and a woman from Texas. Fernando De Jesus Osorino was sentenced Friday for two counts of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of driving under the influence.


  17. Jury deliberates fate of Texas officer in man's shootingRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | KRGV

    A mistrial was declared after a jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Fort Worth police officer accused of shooting and injuring a man who was walking in his neighborhood while holding a barbecue fork. The judge in the trial of 35-year-old Courtney Johnson declared the mistrial Wednesday after the Tarrant County jury had deliberated for two days.


  18. North Texas judge reprimanded for having sex with employeeRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | KRGV

    A North Texas justice of the peace has been reprimanded by a special court of review for his sexual conduct with an employee. In a deposition, Tarrant County Justice of the Peace Russell Casey had acknowledged having sexual contact with the woman 10 times.


  19. Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing projectRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | KRGV

    Uber is taking to the skies with its next project - "flying cars" - even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. On Tuesday, the embattled ride-hailing company announced plans for an on-demand network of electric aircraft that can take off and land vertically, like a helicopter.


  20. Texas woman pleads guilty in fatal scalding of grandson, 2Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | KRGV

    The sentencing phase of the Patricia Flores trial began Tuesday, a day after she entered her plea in Fort Worth. The 44-year-old Haltom City woman has left her sentencing to a Tarrant County jury.


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